Narcolepsy <br />
What is it..<br />A neurological disorder that affects control of sleep.<br />Hard to stay awake <br />
Causes <br />Unknown <br />Scientist believe that it is genetic<br />A chemical called hypocretin in the brain<br />
Symptoms/signs <br />Extreme daytime sleepiness where you have focus problems and all you want to do is sleep.<br />Catapl...
Victims <br />Ages 15-25<br />People who don’t sleep during the night<br />
Untreated, undiagnosed<br />
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  1. 1. Narcolepsy <br />
  2. 2. What is it..<br />A neurological disorder that affects control of sleep.<br />Hard to stay awake <br />
  3. 3. Causes <br />Unknown <br />Scientist believe that it is genetic<br />A chemical called hypocretin in the brain<br />
  4. 4. Symptoms/signs <br />Extreme daytime sleepiness where you have focus problems and all you want to do is sleep.<br />Cataplexy which is loss of tone in muscles while your awake.<br />Hallucinations where you have vivid dreams and waking up fast thinking you are somewhere where you are not.<br />
  5. 5. Victims <br />Ages 15-25<br />People who don’t sleep during the night<br />
  6. 6. Untreated, undiagnosed<br />
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